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FISH?
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:43 am   Subject: FISH?
geno
 
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The insane rips that used to happen at auctions starting in the late 60's for me and the days of going into pawn shops and buying out their entire case of pocket watches are long gone. I'm glad I got ...
FISH?
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:55 pm   Subject: FISH?
geno
 
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The insane rips that used to happen at auctions starting in the late 60's for me and the days of going into pawn shops and buying out their entire case of pocket watches are long gone. I'm glad I got ...
FISH?
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:09 pm   Subject: FISH?
geno
 
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There is also a different dynamic here pertaining to these high prices. In the past you would have to wait until the auction to know if your bid was any good, now you get to see in real time and comp ...
FISH?
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:17 am   Subject: Re: was to buy and harder to sell
geno
 
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A hedge? Wait until these "hedge buyers" go to resell them and pay the percentage to sell! Exactly, it is real easy to buy, much harder to resell at a profit. This could be a case of new buyers s ...
IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:12 pm   Subject: IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
geno
 
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For what you are describing the dial came out really good. Geno
IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:28 am   Subject: IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
geno
 
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Hi Neil The dial looks pretty good do you have a before picture and besides your name what else did he do. Geno
RIP Joe Conway
PostForum: Pocket Watch Discussions   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:14 pm   Subject: RIP Joe Conway
geno
 
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He usually put on a great display at the regionals, he used a lot of props and was always the last one in the room packing up. RIP Geno
IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:12 pm   Subject: IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
geno
 
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I have been buying from them since they started in the 80's and in all that time I only had to return one 18k watch that turned out to be 14k, they took it back and that was that. I will say this in ...
IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:10 am   Subject: IMPORTANT QUESTION re RARE RAILROADS, REFINISHED
geno
 
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Many auctions would just blow through this material without a word about bad dials or fake 2-tones because most would be ignorant. For the newbies it's tough to stare and compare because there is ver ...
Presentation watches, or watches with dates before 1880
PostForum: Pocket Watch Discussions   Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 11:57 pm   Subject: Presentation watches, or watches with dates before 1880
geno
 
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Was it in a gold case, Geno? Did you sell it complete? All original silver case sold they way I found it
Presentation watches, or watches with dates before 1880
PostForum: Pocket Watch Discussions   Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 8:12 pm   Subject: Presentation watches, or watches with dates before 1880
geno
 
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You are on the wrong coast the one had and sold came from Burlington Vt in 1980 Geno
the LONE RANGER--FRED H
PostForum: Pocket Watch Discussions   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 7:23 pm   Subject: the LONE RANGER--FRED H
geno
 
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What does this refer to? Geno
Antiquorium AMERICAN WATCH SALES (2) Demesy collection
PostForum: EMART   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: Antiquorium AMERICAN WATCH SALES (2) Demesy collection
geno
 
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Virtually "MINT" 15.00 ea. ppd.

Great watches and a great array of collectible American watches.

A landmark sale. And one of the great auction screw jobs
Antiquorium AMERICAN WATCH SALES (2) Demesy collection
PostForum: EMART   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:32 pm   Subject: Antiquorium AMERICAN WATCH SALES (2) Demesy collection
geno
 
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Those that need it, don't know they need it. Those that don't need it, don't need it. Buddha
A new Record for a Waltham-Ball Queen???
PostForum: Pocket Watch Value Line for Collectors   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:47 pm   Subject: A new Record for a Waltham-Ball Queen???
geno
 
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It had to be a special order for someones wife to match his Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and it went for $698, not $510.

Congrats Geno, it is nice to get a pleasant surprise instead of a di ...
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